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Lao PDR's Labour Law (Amended) (2006)

Keywords: Labour, Lao PDR,

The Labour Law (1994) is Lao PDR's domestic law governing labour and associated laws of employment and practices, amended in (2006).

Article 21 of Viet Nam's Decree No. 38 on the Administrative Sanctions Against Violations of Labor Legislation (1996)

Keywords: Labour, Viet Nam,

Article 21 of Viet Nam's Decree No. 38 on the Administrative Sanctions Against Violations of Labor Legislation (1996) relates to 'the dispatch of Vietnamese laborers to foreign countries for work, and on the admission of foreigners to work in Vietnam' (1996).

Labor Law of the People’s Republic of China (1994)

Keywords: China, Labour, Law,

This is the Republic of China's domestic law governing employment, wages, working conditions and other relevant activities and conditions (1994)

Review of the effectiveness of the MOUs in managing labour migration between Thailand and neighbouring countries

Keywords: Cambodia, ILO, Labour, Laos, migration, Myanmar, Thailand,

Review assessing the MOUs signed between Thailand and Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar, and putting forward policy and operational recommendations for more effective MOUs that reflect and complement the changes in the landscape, and will lead to more safe and orderly migration that results in decent work. The assessment and recommendations consider the MOUs’ scope and objectives, the extent to which they meet the needs of workers and employers, and the implementation and review mechanisms (ILO, 2015)

An Exploratory Study on the Role of Corruption in International Labor Migration

Keywords: corruption, Labour, migration,

An exploratory research examining three illustrative transnational migrant worker recruitment corridors – Nepal to Qatar, Myanmar to Malaysia, and Myanmar to Thailand – to identify the points in the recruitment process where bribes or illicit payments are solicited and paid; the entities implicated; the range and nature of such payments; and the corresponding benefit that accrues to the employers of migrant workers (Verite and The Freedom Fund, 2016)

Global Labour Recruitment in a Supply Chain Context

Keywords: ILO, Labour, recruitment, supply chains,

Working paper seeking to advance and share knowledge on policies, laws, emerging practices and challenges related to the recruitment of workers within and across countries. It aims to stimulate further discussion and effective action to foster fair recruitment practices, prevent human trafficking and to reduce the costs of labour migration (ILO, 2015)

Unacceptable Forms of Work: A Global and Comparative Study

Keywords: Global, Labour,

Study identifying unacceptable forms of work (UFW) and devising targeted social and economic policies that aim to eliminate or transform such jobs. It aims to construct a robust conception of UFW that can be operationalized for research and policy intervention. The report has a particular focus on renditions of unacceptability in legal and regulatory spheres and therefore regulatory concepts, mechanisms, and outcomes (ILO, 2015)

Lao PDR's Guideline on Implementation of Decree on Export of Lao Workers Working Abroad

Keywords: Implementation, Labour, Lao PDR, Law, Migrant Workers,

Lao PDR's Guideline on Implementation of Decree No 68/PM on Export of Lao Workers Working Abroad based on the Prime Ministerial Decree on Export of Lao Labour Working Abroad dated 28 May 2002, signed and dated 28 July 2002 (2002).

Operations Manual on the Protection and the Management of Migrant Workers for three Ministries of Lao PDR

Keywords: Coordination, Labour, Lao PDR, Migrant Workers, protection,

Operations Manual on the Protection and the Management of Migrant Workers for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and Ministry of Public Security of Lao PDR. It forms part of tripartite action to protect the rights of migrant workers within and from the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS TRIANGLE) and is supported by Australian Aid and the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Lao PDR's Decree No. 3824/MLSW of the Minister on Forbidden Occupations and Regions to Export Lao Labourers Working Abroad

Keywords: Labour, Lao PDR, Law, Migrant Workers,

Lao PDR's Decree No. 3824/MLSW of the Minister on Forbidden Occupations and Regions to Export Lao Labourers Working Abroad signed 19 December 2002 (2002).

Built On Slavery: Debt Bondage and Child Labour in Cambodia's Brick Factories

Keywords: Cambodia, Debt bondage, Labour,

A research report that examines debt bondage in the context of brick factories in Cambodia. Based on individual interviews, the report brings to light the widespread use of debt bondage in Cambodian brick factories and the role it plays in encouraging and sustaining child labour (LICADHO, 2016)

The Great Palm Oil Scandal: Labour Abuses Behind Big Brand Names

Keywords: exploitation, Indonesia, Labour, palm oil,

This report investigates the palm oil industry in Indonesia and the human rights abuses and labour exploitation that lie therein. The report outlines the experiences of those who work in this industry, as well as how many international corporations are complicit in allowing these conditions to prevail (Amnesty International, 2016)

Samsung Migrant Worker Guidelines

Keywords: Global, Labour, Migrant Workers,

These guidelines aim to eradicate any existing or potential of forced or coercive labor, slave labor or human trafficking of migrant workers at Samsung or among any of their suppliers (Samsung, 2016)

Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association

Keywords: Domestic Workers, Global, global supply chains, Labour, Migrant Workers, United Nations,

This report by the UN Special Rapporteur examines the exercise and enjoyment of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association in the workplace, with a focus on the most marginalized portions of the world’s labour force, including global supply chain workers, informal workers, migrant workers, domestic workers and others (UN, 2016)